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Wicked Women and Mad Men Talks – Dr. Niall Christie
February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Talk Title: Shajar al-Durr: Scheming Sultana of Egypt
Niall Christie is a historian of medieval Islam and currently the chair of the Department of History, Latin and Political Science at Langara. He received his Ph.D. from the University of St Andrews in 2000, with a thesis on eastern responses to the crusades. His is the author of several articles and two books: Muslims and Crusaders: Christianity’s Wars in the Middle East, 1095-1382, from the Islamic Sources, which is about to be published in its second edition; and The Book of the Jihad of ‘Ali ibn Tahir al-Sulami (d. 1106): Text, Translation and Commentary (2015).
Please register with the office by Friday, February 14th.